Local Labour volunteers reached for the Weetabix and much more this week to help Southport Foodbank relocate their huge warehousing operation.
The foodbank is moving to a new main hub after six years spent at Lakeside Church near Marine Lake since opening its doors back in 2014.
A scaled-down service for clients needing emergency food parcels will still operate from there but the main centre and warehousing operation will now be based at St Peter’s Church near Birkdale Village until a more permanent venue can be found.
Sixteen Labour volunteers including Cllrs Greg Myers and Sean Halsall, local election candidates Sean Flynn, Sonya Kelly and Steve Jowett, along with Police and Crime Commissioner Candidate Emily Spurrell, assisted a handful of foodbank staff to tackle the task after an appeal for help.
Councillor Greg Myers put out the call to local Labour members after hearing that the centre needed volunteers for the move, he explained:Continue reading “Labour volunteers meet crate expectations as foodbank relocates.”